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Preppy Meaning, Examples & More

What does Preppy mean? Preppy is used to refer to a particular aesthetic that involves ...

How to Set Up Parental Controls on a Bark Phone

The Bark Phone comes with Bark’s award-winning parental controls built right in, giving families the ...

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Is BitLife Safe? A BitLife App Review for Parents

BitLife is a popular “life simulator” game where players are assigned a character to control from birth to death.

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What Would Banning Cellphones in Schools Actually Look Like?

Every day, more and more schools and districts are announcing they’re banning cell phones in ...

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Skibidi Toilets Meaning, Examples & More

What does skibidi toilets mean? Refers to a meme that started from a YouTube series ...

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How to Set Up Windows 11 Parental Controls

Windows 11 is the latest operating system available for PCs. It allows for seamless connection ...

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Is Brawl Stars Safe? A Brawl Stars App Review for Parents

Brawl Stars is a popular game where players battle in arenas to reach new levels and unlock characters.

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Algospeak: The Words Teens Use to Outsmart Social Media Moderation

Do you ever remember hearing older generations talk about a club in a college town ...

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Tuff Meaning, Examples & More

What does tuff mean? Abbreviation for tough; often refers to someone being edgy or having ...

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How To Set Up Ventura Parental Controls

Ventura was released in Fall 2022 and brought an interface called Stage Manager that helps ...

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Is Squad Busters Safe? A Squad Busters App Review for Parents

Squad Busters is a popular game where players compete in arena-style fighting and enter new worlds.

Bark Turns 9: Nine Employees on What Makes Bark Special

This week, Bark turned 9 years old — we’re almost to double-digits! It’s been an ...

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Bump Meaning, Examples & More

What does bump mean? Drug slang that refers specifically to snorting substances such as cocaine.   ...

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How To Set Up Xbox One X Parental Controls

Xbox One X is a third-generation console from Microsoft. With it, you can play video ...

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Is Monopoly Go! Safe? A Monopoly Go! App Review for Parents

Monopoly Go! is the popular digital version of the classic board game but with more ways to play.

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How to Monitor Kids’ Text Messages

If you find yourself Googling how to monitor your kid’s text messages, you’re definitely not ...

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What does PMOYS Mean? Definition, Examples & More 

What does PMOYS mean? Acronym that means “put me on your Snapchat” Snapchat is one ...

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How To Set Up Monterey Parental Controls

Monterey was released in October 2021 and brought a new design, additional features, and more ...

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Is Amazon Music Safe? An Amazon Music Review for Parents

Amazon music is a popular music streaming platform where listeners can make playlists and shuffle popular songs ad-free.

Why do I feel like the only parent monitoring their kid’s phone?

Dear Titania, My 14-year-old has an Android, and we monitor it with Bark. He’s fine ...

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GYAT Meaning, Examples & More

What does GYAT mean? This slang is used in reaction to seeing an attractive person, ...

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How To Set Up Xbox One S Parental Controls

Xbox One S is a third-generation console from Microsoft. With it, you can play video ...

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Is Goodreads Safe? A Goodreads App Review for Parents

Goodreads is a popular reading app where users can review books, set reading goals, and chat with other readers.

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Here Are 10 Content Creators All Parents Should Follow

It’s no secret that parents could use a little help when it comes to keeping ...

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What Does HMS Mean? Definition, Examples & More 

What does HMS mean? Acronym that means “hang myself” It’s not always used literally, as ...

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How To Set Up Nintendo Switch Lite Parental Controls

Since its debut with the NES in 1985, Nintendo has provided quality content and captivating ...

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Is noplace Safe? A noplace Review for Parents

noplace is like Gen Z's version of MySpace — here's what parents need to know.

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10 Takeaways for Parents from the Surgeon General’s Recent Op-Ed

I’m writing today because Vivek Murthy, the U.S. surgeon general and our nation’s top doctor, ...

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What Is a Karen? Definition, Examples & More 

What does Karen mean? Used to refer to an overly demanding or entitled middle-class woman. ...

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How to Block YouTube on Chromebook Devices

**This tech guide was updated April 23, 2024.** Chromebooks are solid choices for a kid’s ...

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Is PicsArt Safe? A PicsArt App Review for Parents

PicsArt is a popular photo and video editing app with plenty of ways to create, like drawing or making collages.

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5 Reasons to Have a Daily Schedule for Kids

Most parents know that having a consistent daily schedule is a goal worth having — ...

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😼 Meaning, Example & More 

What does 😼 mean? An emoji used to refer to a vagina.  Kids often use ...

How to Set Up Oculus Parental Controls

If your child is into VR (virtual reality), odds are they’ve asked you about an ...

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Is Catch ~ 10s to Reply Safe? A Catch App Review for Parents

Catch ~ 10s to Reply is a popular social media app that lets users share photos with each other.

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How to Model Healthy Screen Time Habits for Your Kids

For much of human history, raising kids meant teaching important life skills like reading, cooking, ...

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Tea Meaning, Examples & More 

What does tea mean? Another word for gossip.  “Spill the tea” means to share the ...

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How To Set Up Android 11 Parental Controls

Android is the mobile operating system from Google, and it powers smartphones and tablets. To ...

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Is Cash App Safe? A Cash App Review for Parents

Cash App is a popular money transfer app that offers a variety of services including sending and receiving payments.

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CapCut Alternatives: The 5 Best Video Editing Apps for Kids

Nowadays, it’s a common hobby among Gen Z (and now Gen Alpha) to dabble in ...

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What Does Mid Mean? Definition, Example & More

What does mid mean? A term used to describe something that is average, not particularly ...

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How to Set Up Android 12 Parental Controls

Android is the mobile operating system from Google, and it powers smartphones and tablets. To ...

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Is Venmo Safe? A Venmo App Review for Parents

Venmo is a popular money transfer app that lets users send and receive payments.

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Is Your Child Ready for Their First Sleepover?

Do you remember your sleepovers as a kid? Perhaps you remember movie watching, telling ghost ...

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What Does Thicc Mean? Definition, Examples & More 

What does thicc mean? Having an attractive, curvy body.  “Girl, you look thicc like a ...

How to Set Up Paramount Plus Parental Controls

**This tech guide was updated on May 28, 2024.** Paramount Plus is a streaming service ...

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Is Poki Safe? A Poki App Review for Parents

Poki is a popular online gaming hub that has thousands of games, from puzzles to multi-level adventure quests.

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The Best Family Tracking App? It’s Actually Bark

You may already know about Bark’s powerful content monitoring or web filtering features, but did ...

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